Tools

We have a broad range of tools to help with everything from benchmarking costs and recording instances of blight, to choosing the perfect varieties of potatoes of cereals for your farm. Take a look at the list below and keep checking back, as we add new tools regularly.

FARMBENCH

Farmbench helps you to understand and compare your full costs of production at both enterprise and whole-farm level.

BREXIT IMPACT
CALCULATOR

Investigate the potential impact that Brexit (Britain's withdrawal from the European Union) will have on your farming business.


Fight Against Blight

Find all the recorded incidents of blight across the UK and sign up to Blight alerts

Milk Price Calculator

Input farm-specific data and see where changes can be made to improve the milk price on your current contract.

Mycotoxin rainfall risk tool

Rainfall-related wheat mycotoxin risk assessment scores can be calculated with this tool.

Electronic medicine book for pigs

The electronic medicine book for pigs (eMB-Pigs) enabling the industry to record more accurate on-farm antibiotic usage data.  


Potato Variety Database

Independent data on GB-certified potato varieties that have undergone independent resistance testing for key pests, diseases and pathogens.

Cereals & Oilseeds Variety Selection

Explore the data behind the AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds Recommended Lists for your particular area and soil type

Recommended Grass and Clover Lists

Explore the varieties on the Recommended Grass and Clover lists for england and wales looking at attributes such as yield, persistency, quality and disease resistance

Beef and Sheep Cash Flow Template

Specifically designed for beef and sheep enterprises, this cash flow spreadsheet will help you quickly see when money is coming into and out of your business and where it’s coming from and going to.


Blackcurrant gall mites: Handy predictor tool

These emergence charts are designed to help you time your control measures.

Heifer Rearing Cost Calculator

This calculator allows you to input costings under three distinct rearing periods; birth to weaning, weaning to six months and six months to calving. Changes in management can then be inputted to see how they might affect these costs, for example, reducing the age at first calving from 27 to 24 months.

Semen usage calculator

By selectively using sexed semen to breed replacement heifers from your best cows, you can reduce rearing costs by only rearing the heifers you need.

Sclerotinia-risk-report

See the extent of risk of Sclerotinia infection of oilseed rape crops in your area